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Sex Equality

Alec Stone Sweet

in The Judicial Construction of Europe

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199275533
eISBN:
9780191602009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019927553X.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The evolution is charted, through adjudication, of the rules governing sex equality in European Community (EC) law. The first section, ‘The Normative Structure’, provides an overview of the Treaty of ... More


Legislating Morality: Pluralism and Religious Identity in Lawmaking

Lucinda Peach

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195143713
eISBN:
9780199786053
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019514371X.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book examines the place of religion in political life. It considers the problems that may arise between religious beliefs and lawmaking. It discusses the liberal and communitarian proposals for ... More


Lawmaking through Agreement: An Introduction

Francesco Parisi and Vincy Fon

in The Economics of Lawmaking

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195374155
eISBN:
9780199871834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374155.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter presents an overview of Chapters 14 to 16. The chapters consider the role of treaties among the sources of law, with special attention to the rules governing their formation and process ... More


The Substance of Representation: Congress, American Political Development, and Lawmaking

John S. Lapinski

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691137810
eISBN:
9781400848638
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691137810.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Lawmaking is crucial to American democracy because it completely defines and regulates the public life of the nation. Yet despite its importance, political scientists spend very little time studying ... More


Introduction: ‘Legislation the Only Remedy’ 1

Raymond Cocks

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume XIII: 1820–1914 Fields of Development

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199239757
eISBN:
9780191705151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239757.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter shows that Victorian judges accepted that certain areas of law reform should be left to Parliament. This was particularly so in the case of innovations intended to produce radical social ... More


Conclusions

Michael Fishbane

in Biblical Interpretation in Ancient Israel

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198266990
eISBN:
9780191600593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198266995.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

A broad and comprehensive summary of this part emphasizes the forms of the ancient Israelite legal traditum and the types and content of its exegetical traditio. This phenomenon is placed within the ... More


Policy Issue Substance and the Revitalization of Legislative Studies

John S. Lapinski

in The Substance of Representation: Congress, American Political Development, and Lawmaking

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691137810
eISBN:
9781400848638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691137810.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter seeks to introduce a substance-oriented research program based on policy issues for studying Congress from multiple vantage points. In doing so, it makes serious progress on ... More


The Case Studies: Policy Issue Substance and the Political Behavior of Members of Congress: With David Bateman

John S. Lapinski

in The Substance of Representation: Congress, American Political Development, and Lawmaking

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691137810
eISBN:
9781400848638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691137810.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines how policy issue substance matters for studying political preferences at the micro level, while reconsidering Poole and Rosenthal's analysis of the 95th Congress (1977–78). In ... More


Legislative Accomplishment and Policy Issue Substance

John S. Lapinski

in The Substance of Representation: Congress, American Political Development, and Lawmaking

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691137810
eISBN:
9781400848638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691137810.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter introduces a new measure of legislative accomplishment. To understand lawmaking requires that one move beyond studying political behavior in Congress alone and beyond a complete ... More


Explaining Lawmaking in the United States, 1877–1994

John S. Lapinski

in The Substance of Representation: Congress, American Political Development, and Lawmaking

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691137810
eISBN:
9781400848638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691137810.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter turns to lawmaking and shows that legislative productivity varies considerably by policy issue area. Specifically, it illustrates that the key determinants of legislative productivity ... More


At the Crossroads: Policy Issue Substance, Congress, and American Political Development

John S. Lapinski

in The Substance of Representation: Congress, American Political Development, and Lawmaking

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691137810
eISBN:
9781400848638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691137810.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter makes a final case that policy issue substance is critical for understanding contemporary and historical lawmaking. Neglecting the direct study of policy issue substance has ... More


Conclusions

Francesco Parisi and Vincy Fon

in The Economics of Lawmaking

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195374155
eISBN:
9780199871834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374155.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This concluding chapter presents a synthesis of discussions in the preceding chapters. The book considered four different methods of lawmaking: (1) lawmaking through legislation; (2) lawmaking ... More


The Politics of Disclosure

Omri Ben-Shahar and Carl E. Schneider

in More Than You Wanted to Know: The Failure of Mandated Disclosure

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161709
eISBN:
9781400850389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161709.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter argues that even if simplification worked better, it would often be defeated by the political dynamics of regulation. First, mandates expand, exacerbating the overload problem. Second, ... More


Of Ski Trails and State Constitutions

Emily Zackin

in Looking for Rights in All the Wrong Places: Why State Constitutions Contain America's Positive Rights

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155777
eISBN:
9781400846276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155777.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter examines why state constitutions have been so widely criticized and consistently excluded from descriptions of America's constitutional tradition. It seems that the people who wrote the ... More


Case Studies: Legislative Institutions in Brazil and India

Vineeta Yadav

in Political Parties, Business Groups, and Corruption in Developing Countries

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199735907
eISBN:
9780199894789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735907.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Most institutional theories of corruption posit a specific causal link between national institutions and levels of corruption. In order to test their predictions regarding the corruption implications ... More


Balance, Inheritance, and Religion as a Basis of Law in the Public Order of the European Union

Ronan Mccrea

in Religion and the Public Order of the European Union

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199595358
eISBN:
9780191595776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199595358.003.0003
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter reveals how religion is recognised by the Union as an element of its constitutional values and how this role is balanced by the recognition of potentially competing humanist and cultural ... More


A Hard Act to Follow: The Bingham Court, 2000–8

Brice Dickson

in The Judicial House of Lords 1876–2009:

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199532711
eISBN:
9780191705489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532711.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter begins with a discussion of justifications for references to the ‘Bingham Court’ after Lord Bingham, given that naming a court after an individual judge seems antithetical to a central ... More


How Interpretation Makes International Law: On Semantic Change and Normative Twists

Ingo Venzke

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199657674
eISBN:
9780191753114
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657674.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Philosophy of Law

The texts of international law cannot talk — they are talked about. They passively submit to the need for interpretation and gain meaning in their use. Contrary to classic and still pervasive ... More


Southern Nation: Congress and White Supremacy after Reconstruction

David A. Bateman, Ira Katznelson, and John S. Lapinski

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691126494
eISBN:
9781400890149
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691126494.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

No question has loomed larger in the American experience than the role of the South. This book examines how southern members of Congress shaped national public policy and American institutions from ... More


The Practice of Interpretation: A Theoretical Perspective

Ingo Venzke

in How Interpretation Makes International Law: On Semantic Change and Normative Twists

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199657674
eISBN:
9780191753114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657674.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter develops theoretical perspectives on how the practice of interpretation makes international law. It first rejects orthodox legal positivism’s assumption that law can be found in the norm ... More


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